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Berlin clubs lose their cool as 'techno' scene flags

Thursday, May 31, 2012 - 03:41

May 31 - Gentrification, rising rents and a sharp increase in the cost of licensing music are putting the squeeze on Berlin's world famous nightclubs.

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I mean -- censored here. And every weekend as many as 151000 music I'm I'm -- that seems that's -- late teens. And now the general populace thank president the number one cause he -- they send me send it back. Gentrification of rising -- And the increasing cost of licensing music is facing pressure as never before -- other. Worried by this development. Just to see the -- of the one million euros fund accounts of what's being pulled up Stanton who clapped out. Chris that is on the sites are permanent shopping center I'm married to stay at the climate just -- more restrictive. People come to Berlin exactly to have that kind of feeling of freedom no and then like that also that that hole. Offering of -- and concert music that you take that away you know why would people who come here you know I don't think people are gonna come you have another. Music cassettes be worth a billion years against the and -- economy and -- now at least the pulse of your zone. For the city kind of has an -- and all these these hold fabrics and stuff are good. Duplication powerful party -- Everybody on. Like oh my. This marks about it. I just love that as at the -- of the major markets which -- in -- intrigued and then in the T decades since the wall came down. I'm -- and the size of what used to be one of bad things nice iconic nightclubs. For generations to accept -- -- you're hundreds of light night revelers looking very good time. Another club has closed its doors for the last time to make creamed first ranking -- apartment building. This area and so without shocking and how many lives a few of the ex -- -- -- being -- to see the clips -- these announcements pertaining to its. They're many Italian families send them access to all but it's of them it's -- -- them up downstairs I'm not going out. Please leave and then I when you also had denied it's really evolve their families and you can just -- -- old -- -- kids here in the so much about coming anymore. That's -- of the buildings from the old east Berlin reluctant to have to support him down in nineteen. The clips colonized much of that space bringing a decrease -- this instance with them. Eclipsing is very important done for all kinds of princess and her -- the city we don't have big industry. And billing but we have and creativity to film industry and the media this passion and they all of them have big profit out of the club scene. Even -- -- Such as this weekend and most of cultural festival are affected by increases in the -- -- playing music going up by just 1000%. Game on the organization representing recording artists. Says the prices are needed to make up for revenues for -- to freedom thinking. But the lights haven't quite run out yet. Tangible -- tourists -- drawn by the club scene. How -- to send the post season now in full swing the likes of Ryanair and easyJet will still be bringing with -- but it's in the thousands of some time to come. -- -- -- -- --

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Berlin clubs lose their cool as 'techno' scene flags

Thursday, May 31, 2012 - 03:41